Care and maintenance

(commerce) the state of a building, ship, machinery, etc, that is not in current use although it is kept in good condition to enable it to be quickly brought into service if there is demand for it C & M


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    without anxiety or worry. requiring little care: carefree fabrics. Historical Examples A long, precious hour was still ahead of them, rich in care-free pleasures and oblivion. The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann Gay, laughing, healthy, buxom—a natural product of her care-free environment. Theft Jack London Their care-free existence enables them to attain the highest average […]

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    without anxiety or worry. requiring little care: carefree fabrics. Contemporary Examples We went to take our leave and for 20 minutes for some reason, he was, a word you never hear about Nixon, he was carefree. David Frost on Frost/Nixon The Daily Beast December 5, 2008 Her jauntiness and carefree attitude appeals to him; the […]

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    cautious in one’s actions: Be careful when you cross the street. taking pains in one’s work; exact; thorough: a careful typist. (of things) done or performed with accuracy or caution: careful research. solicitously mindful (usually followed by of, about, or in): careful of the rights of others; careful about one’s behavior; careful in speech. Archaic. […]

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